The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 51 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.19% - 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.08% - 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £335 £310
% change year-on-year
-5.97% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.50 £15.92 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+575.35% +35.46%
ISTQB
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
93 74 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 17.99% 18.27% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 40 32
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £690
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £25.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £15.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £39.00 £20.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISTQB across the Nottinghamshire region.

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

ISTQB
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham - 1 £320 - 2
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB.

1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) RAD
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) QA

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Applications
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Lead Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Tester
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) RAD
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle